The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 3/5/2019

The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt)

Claim by Facebook post: “Chicago now has City ID Cards which allow illegal immigrants to vote in local, state & federal elections.”

Claim by Donald Trump: Said Virginia’s Democratic governor said he would allow parents, “if they didn’t want the child, who is now outside of the womb — long outside of the womb — they will execute the baby after birth.”

Claim by Donald Trump: Medicare for All “would lead to colossal tax increases — increases like you’ve never seen before — and take away private coverage from over 180 million Americans.”

 rating: Only Half The Story

Claim: A photograph shows a pixie skeleton discovered in North Carolina.

Claim by Multiple Sources: U.S. Rep Ilhan Omar’s cousin was one of the hijackers of Flight 93 on September 11.


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